In celebration of the new year, the Storyline staff has hijacked the blog to share some of their favorites from 2013.
At Storyline we’re celebrating another terrific year. We held conferences in San Diego and Nashville, and have added quite a few writers to the blog. For the last year, we’ve managed to post a new blog almost every day. That’s quite a feat and we couldn’t have done it without an amazing staff (which has tripled in size over the last 12 months). It’s been great to meet many of you at our conferences. There’s no question we’ve built a growing community of people living a better story.
In honor of 2013 I thought it would be fun to share some of the most popular reads from the blog, and for fun, I’ve thrown in my favorite book, movie and album. I hope you enjoy
Can’t wait to make new memories in 2014. Thanks so much for joining us.
Have you ever met somebody who has been hurt, wrongfully hurt and is bitter about it? It’s difficult to have compassion, even though they have a right and reason to be bitter. We may want justice for them, and may even have empathy, but there is something imperfect about the story. And yet I find bitterness is easy when I’ve been wronged. Vengeance is a normal reaction, it seems, a human reaction. What else are we supposed to to with our pain?
Years ago I read a book called Country of my Skull, about the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in South Africa. The TRC was a commission put together by Nelson Mandella to hear cases of crimes against humanity committed under apartheid. Mandella asked Bishop Desmond Tutu to head up the commission […]